Revised Lead Poisoning Prevention Recommendations

Resource: Revised Lead Poisoning Prevention Recommendations
Advisory Committee for Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Revised┬árecommendations on elevated blood lead levels that emphasize the importance of primary prevention by adopting a “reference value” based on the 97.5th percentile of the blood lead level distribution in U.S.children aged 1-5 years, which currently is 5 ┬Ág/dL.